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Protection for Iconic Horizontal Falls

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Sydney Morning Herald

The world-renowned Horizontal Falls at Talbot Bay in Western Australia's Kimberley region will be part of a new national park to protect its natural beauty and cultural significance.

WA Premier Colin Barnett says the state government will establish a 160sq/km national park and a 3000sq/km marine park in the region to provide the highest level of environmental protection.

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Pew Environment Group's Kimberley Conservation Project director John Carey described the announcement as a "significant win" for the environment.

"Protecting the Kimberley coast and its marine and bird life provides a balance to the rapid spread of mining and other industrial development," he said.

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To read the full article Protection for Iconic Horizontal Falls visit the Sydney Morning Herald website.

 

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